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Issue: 030, 14/05/28 p. 472, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Optics), Para 6
Category: Physics   Light   
Topic: Coloured Shadows. [Violet tinge of Alps explained]

Issue: 031, 28/05/28 p. 489, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Optics), Para 7
Category: Physics   Light   
Topic: Inflection of Light. [If a luminous body is looked at through thin cloth, it is multiplied]

Issue: 032, 04/06/28 p. 505, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Optics, Para 6
Category: Physics   Light   
Topic: Colours of the Sea. [Description of the varied appearance of the sea]

Issue: 034, 18/06/28 p. 537, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Optics), Para 6
Category: Astronomy   Physics   Light   
Topic: Light of the Moon
Person: BONGUER, M.   DE LA HIRE, M.   

Issue: 040, 30/07/28 p. 636, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Optics), Para 6
Category: Astronomy   Physics   Light   
Topic: Rapidity of Light. [c=170,000 miles per second]
Person: HERSCHEL   

Issue: 044, 27/08/28 p. 701, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Meteorology), Para 5
Category: Meteorology   Physics   Light   
Topic: Sunset on the Alps. [Description of effects of light and mist]
Source: Saussure: Voyages dans les Alpes   

Issue: 051, 15/10/28 p. 811, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Conchology), Para 3
Category: Zoology   Mollusca   Physics   Light   
Topic: Beautiful Light of the Glow-shell. [The phosphorescence observed in shells of the genus Pholas may be extinguished in certain, especially dry, conditions. White, yellow, green, red and violet-coloured substances react in different ways to contact with the liquor which produces the phosphorescent effect]

Issue: 054, 05/11/28 p. 861, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Optics), Para 9
Category: Physics   Light   
Topic: Light and Darkness. [Without darkness there would be no perceptible light]
Person: LE SAYA, M.   

Issue: 067, 04/02/29 p. 78, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Botany), Para 7
Category: Botany   Physics   Optics   Light   
Topic: Alpine Flowers. [Do the brilliant alpine flowers, in some sense take their colours from the intense blue sky?]

Issue: 123, 06/03/30 p. 139
Heading: Royal Society
Category: Physics   Light   Zoology   Reptiles   Steam Power   
Topic: [Three papers: on polarized light; the skin of the crocodile; the steam-engine and its history]
Person: BREWSTER, Dr.   BELL, Charles   GILBERT, Davies   
Institution: Royal Society   
Paper[s], Feb., 1830
Issue: 126, 27/03/30 p. 186-187
Heading: Photometry. Conversazione at the Royal Institution
Category: Physics   Light   Heat   Geography   Alps   History Of Science   
Topic: [Ritchie`s lecture on] the comparison of the relative intensity of light
Source: Watson: Chemical Essays   Encyclopaedia Britannica   
Institution: Royal Institution   Royal Society   
Lecture, 19/03/1830
Issue: 126, 27/03/30 p. 187
Heading: Royal Society
Category: Physics   Light   
Topic: [Roget`s paper on the "Reflection of light from Specula" was ill attended. Many Fellows preferred coffee in the "Antiquaries room"]
Person: ROGET, Dr.   
Institution: Royal Society   
Paper, March, 1830
Issue: 137, 12/06/30 p. 362-363
Heading: Theory of Colour. Royal Institution. Conversazione, Friday, June 4
Category: Physics   Optics   Light   Psychology   Philosophy   Medicine   Nervous System   Sense Organs   The Eye   Sight   Vision   Art   
Topic: [Brockedon on colour. Its pleasure and interest. The spectrum. Primary or "primitive" colours. Complementary or "antagonist" colours. White and black. Black letters on printed posters "much modified by the complementary hue of the surrounding ground". "The radiated membrane" recently discovered in the human eye. An invention by Mr. Field to help artists gauge the effects of different colour combinations]
Source: Ferguson: Lectures - Optics   
Institution: Royal Institution   
Lecture, 04/06/1830 Ed`s Mark: PARKE

Issue: 138, 19/06/30 p. 382
Category: Astronomy   The Sun   Physics   Optics   Light   
Topic: [At Lyons, a circle of primary colours has been observed round the sun]

Issue: 145, 07/08/30 p. 488-489
Heading: The Gazette of Cairo
Category: Geography   Egypt   Communication   Periodicals   Engineering   Lighting   
Topic: [A new newspaper, "The Occurrences of Cairo", is being published in Turkish and Arabic. It includes an item on the exhibition of outdoor gas-lighting by an English engineer in his own garden in Cairo]
Person: EGYPT, Viceroy of   
Source: The Cairo Gazette   
Ed`s Mark: SMITH

Issue: 148, 28/08/30 p. 543
Category: Chemistry   Water   Engineering   Chemical Industry   Gas Power   Gas   Lighting   Geography   North America   
Topic: [In the state of New York an entire village is currently being (dimly) lit by some unspecified form of natural gas]
Source: Gazette Litteraire   

Issue: 155, 16/10/30 p. 649
Heading: The Moon`s Rays
Category: Astronomy   The Moon   Physics   Light   Heat   Chemistry   Meteorology   
Topic: [Moonlight and sunlight compared]
Signed: P. C.; Ed`s Mark: Philip Cunningham

Issue: 155, 16/10/30 p. 654
Heading: Colour of the Red Sea, Para 12
Category: Physics   Optics   Light   Biology   
Topic: [Ehrenberg says the colour of the Red Sea comes from an Oscillatoria, "one of those Lilliputian products, which holds a place between the animal and vegetable kingdoms"
Person: EHRENBERG   
Source: Ehrenberg: Travels in Egypt   
Ed`s Mark: SMITH

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Issue: 111, 09/12/29 p. 768-770
Heading: Elements of Physics, Etc. (Concluded from p. 749)
Category: Physics   Light   Optics   Medicine   Sense Organs   
Title: Elements of Physics, or Natural Philosophy, General and Medical, explained independently of Technical Mathematics. In two volumes. Volume II. Part I. comprehending the subjects of Heat and Light
Author: ARNOTT, Neil   
Attribution: M.D.; Of the Royal College of Physicians
Institution: Royal College of Physicians   

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